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Dec 26, 2011 4:00am PST
belonging to the clients of a texas security think tank are now in the hands of the hacking movement known as anonymous. one hacker saying the goal is to pilfer funds to give away for christmas donations. >>> all right. this just in to msnbc, the obama administration is considering whether to allow yemen's president into the u.s. for treatment. he was hurt in a june attack on his compound. he said he was leaving for the u.s. in order to help calm tensions in his country following a fresh wave of violence. he did not say it was for medical treatment. we'll be watching that story and keep you posted right here on msnbc. >>> a fatal suicide bombing is rocking officials this morning. just hours ago, officials say seven people were killed in that blast including five policemen, 32 people also wounded. the attack follows a rash of bombings last week that killed 70 people in a single day. meanwhile, vice president biden has been in constant phone contact with sunni and shiite leaders urging them to peacefully resolve the outbreak of violence. joined now by msnbc military analyst colonel jack jaco
Dec 1, 2011 11:00am EST
to vote. student i.d.s in texas issued by a university. but if you have a gun permit issued by the state of texas, then it is. it's so obvious and transparent but not obvious to the average voter who expects that they would have easy access to the polls. this is mirk afterall. we should be trying to encourage voting. that is what the democratic party has said for 50 years. they're trying to rig the election. >> talking about the democrats who are said to be afraid of mitt romney. let's let the president and his hench men keep doing it. that's good news for us from a political perspective. is the president making a mistake? >> we're focusing on mitt romney because american voters should be afraid of the prospect of mitt romney becoming president of the united states. this person has no mor recall core, no conviction. bring afghanistan home. both sides americans do want to make sure where it stands. mitt romney probably has trouble keeping track of where he stands on any given day. we think that is important information for voters to have so they know what they are getting when they cast a
Dec 6, 2011 11:00am EST
%. romney has 22%. rick perry in there at 9%. joining me is former democratic texas congressman martin frost and msnbc political analyst michelle bernard. nice to see both of you. congressman, this new gallup poll shows that newt gingrich is right now doing so well. what does it mean to you when we look at these numbers with gingrich at 62%, mitt romney at 54%? are these only the two candidates that republicans say would be acceptable nominees? >> well, of course, i was elected, thomas, the same year newt was in 1978. so i've followed his career. he has benefited from the weakness of the field. people like herman cain, michele bachmann, rick perry demonstrated they didn't know very much about national issues. newt's problem is that he will go along on a straight line for a while. then he'll veer off suddenly into space. and that could happen this time. he talked about the ryan plan for the budget being right wing social engineering. he's now talked about changing our child labor law, putting kids to work in schools. newt has some interesting ideas. but he also has very peculiar idea. we'll s
Dec 30, 2011 8:00am PST
with mitt romney. but there are plenty of iowans who have big problems with the texas congressman. 40% of voters believe paul is an unacceptable nominee, putting a concrete ceiling on how high he can climb in the hawkeye state. domenico montenaro joins us. there's a newt gingrich event underway. about to start. let's talk about ron paul. he's at the top of the polls. some people love him. how can he have so many powerful negatives. and what are they that make him unacceptable. >> it's interesting. last nights i was out at a romney event. 400 people or so. but a lot of them were undecided. i talked to them about the reason they are actually looking at romney now, even though thought might like other candidates, they said, we don't want iowa to go down in history as having voted for ron paul preponderance they see that as a big problem. these are folks in the central and eastern part of the state who aren't your evangelicals from the western part of the state. that's a big reason for what you're seeing mitt romney's strength here. and whether or not ron paul can withstand this in the ne
Dec 12, 2011 8:00am PST
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Dec 28, 2011 8:00am PST
? >>> and north koreans bid a final fiarewell to their leader. , i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> a day of mass mourning in north korea as tens of thousands of grief-stricken citizens filled the tlets of pyongyang to bid farewell to kim jong-il, the man they knew as dear leader. the cask was carried atop a plaq black limousine. we are in seoul with more on the outpouring. >> reporter: good morning. well, here in south korea there was a lot of guesswork starting off the day with noรง details o information, timings of when the state funeral for kim jong-il was going to take place. in fact, it took place or at least what appeared to be a live transmission of the funeral, popped up four hours later than what everybody had anticipated on north korean state tv showing a long line of vehicles, as you said, led by a car carrying ki
Dec 7, 2011 11:00am EST
you know, shoving that away. because all of a sudden alabama, florida, texas, you name it. the areas that really matter, where they hold over two-thirds of the electoral votes are passing these stringent legislation, where the latino voters are becoming again interested in the political process. >> thank you so much, it's great to see you guys. we'll be back with more. hmmm. having the same ingredient doesn't mean you get even close to the same whitening. trust the whitening brand most awarded by beauty editors. crest 3d white. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. see? he's taking his vitamins. new one a day vitacraves plus omega-3 dha is a c
Dec 13, 2011 8:00am PST
blasted rick perry for a new campaign ad attacking gay rights. he says the texas governor has hit a, quote, new low" after this ad. this is just the latest in the series of attacks leveled at the crops of gop presidential hopefuls on that issue. you may have seen last week michele bachmann confronted by an 8-year-old boy who says his mom is gay and doesn't need fixing, and just yesterday a gay vietnam vet asked if he would support the effort to legal eye gay marriage. >> no, actually i think in a -- i think at the time the constitution was written, it was pretty clear that marriage is between a man and a woman, and i don't believe the supreme court has changed that you got to get on fox news right notice. >> oh, i guess the question was too hot. >> sir, good to have you on with me this morning. thanks for your time. >> thank you, tom. >> let's talk more about this, romney responding to your questions by saying he doesn't think when the constitution was written, it was written believing that marriage was between a man and a woman. i also want to point out that when the constitution was writ
Dec 27, 2011 8:00am PST
into effect in 2012. residences of account account rhode island, and texas will have for provide voter e.d. cards. joining me -- she does a whole lot of everybody. melissa harry-paris joining muss. what can be done to prevent voters and the four states from becoming disenfranchised. >> remember the federal government only has oversight in the states with clear -- there were a set of states that had been disenfranchised under the jim crow laws, so any time they make changes it has to be precleared by the federal government, but the other states that were not part of rhode island, for example, are not subject, so that makes it much more different for us to address this question of unfairness in voters i.d. laws. >> those who have advocated for such laws point to their goal they say is to prevent voters fraud. most of what we know is it's a minuscule problem, if any at all. there's no reason to think that it has impacted and changed election outcomes, particularly election outcomes for congressional, senate and presidential elections. we do that these kind of voter i.d. laws which fundament
Dec 15, 2011 8:00am PST
for the poor. but in terms of sheer numbers alone, california and texas each have more than 1 million low income or poor people. >>> despite the november dip in unemployment, over 13 million americans remain out of work currently. that struggle to find work is harder for those with criminal records especially in the african-american community. that translates to a staggering loss of revenue. guest get this, between $57 billion and $65 billion. the good news is green jobs are helping ex-offenders get back in the workforce. joining me with more on this is cnbc's "street signs" host. this is interesting to see how it's all translating. >> it may be a new path to employment. we took a deeper look at a group of people who may have the toughest time finding a job in this tough labor market. ex-offenders gather at ando international in queens to learn green construction skills as part of this project managed by the fortune society. oscar rivera, a 50-year-old husband and father, recently enrolled in the epa-sponsored program. >> my plans for here is once i'm certified and have all the certificat
Dec 22, 2011 8:00am PST
of heavy rain and thunderstorms is barrelling east across texas, louisiana, and mississippi. some of those thunderstorms could spawn tornadoes. now later today the threat of strong storms and heavy rain will move farther east towards alabama, tennessee, and kentucky. >>> this weekend's christmas holiday could provide a little bit of relief for newt gingrich's campaign in iowa. the super pack that's backing mitt romney and behind the ads attacking gingrich tells the "new york times," they will suspend their negative ads this weekend. but that doesn't mean the candidates are taking the heat off of each other. >> i know that the speaker would like to say, look, we shouldn't have any negativity. look, if you can't handle the heat in this little kitchen, the heat that's coming from obama's hell kitchen is going to be a lot hotter. >> if he wants to test the heat, i'll meet him anywhere in iowa next week, 90 minutes, no moderators, just a timer. if he wants to try out the kitchen, i'll be glad to debate him anywhere. >> wendy shiller is an associate professor of political science and public poli
Dec 5, 2011 11:00am EST
for the nomination is gaining ground in iowa. the republican congressman from texas doesn't consider himself to be a flavor of the month. instead, paul says he's a flavor of the decade. >>> it's a big night in the nation's capitol. at least last night for the kennedy center honors ond those attending d.c.'s version of the academy awards. cellist yo-yo ma, meryl streep, musician sonny rollins and barbara cook and neil diamond. neil diamond in the room, how could they not all sing sweet caroline. especially the woman it was named for being there, the host of the show. caroline kennedy. after dropping out of the race, herman cain decided to give his first interview to saturday night live. well, sort of. take a look. >> it's garbage. the truth is that we're friends. yes, i gave her money because that's what friends do. seth you and i are friends, right? >> i guess. >> take some money. >> well, thank you. >> you know that money ain't free. >> i'll just give it back. >>> as the rest of the gop field fights for cain's supporters, some are suggesting there is something else that they can gain from c
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